Monthly Archives: July 2014
I’m at the point in summer when I’m getting weary of riding the same roads on the Avalon weekend after weekend. With the forecast for this past Sunday looking spectacular, we decided to wander a bit farther from home and made the trek to Harbour Mille on the Burin Peninsula. Read the rest of this entry
As I have mentioned in the past, I’m not a professional writer, nor am I in any way qualified to be reviewing motorcycles. But that doesn’t stop me from masquerading as a motorcycle journalist on dealership demo days. When I was asked by Atlantic Recreation to come along on their “VIP Demo” I was thrilled, and when I learned that this would entail me putting almost 200km on the newly launched FZ-07, well…my eyes must have lit up like a Christmas tree.
The Southern Shore of Newfoundland is known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic”, because of the sheer number of shipwrecks dating back hundreds of years. The remnants of some of these wrecks are still clinging to the coastline, with perhaps the most famous being the SS Florizel.